Uesugi Jinja Shrine, Yonezawa

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Feed koi carp from the traditional Japanese bridge at Uesugi Jinja Shrine, dedicated to the war god Uesugi Kenshin, one of the most popular warriors of the "warring states" period. Sometimes referred to as "Samurai Village," you can view a treasure trove of artifacts and mementos including armors, swords, paintings, and Buddhist calligraphy works. The surrounding grounds provide a great place for a picturesque and peaceful stroll, with grand trees delivering profuse blossoms in April, and changing spectacularly in October, providing excellent photo opportunities. Using our online itinerary creator, Yonezawa attractions like Uesugi Jinja Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 14, 2017
    From Yonezawa station 2 km high, is in the extensive grounds of the Castle shrine, Museum and Park. Uesugi shrine is a shrine dedicated to Kenshin, pine, temperatures are cooler than around the quiet site surrounded by trees such as cedar, willow, do I don't think urban environment. Also used Cypress timber building of the shrine and is not unique color fabric Interior in dark luxury. Especially in the summer, cool off on.
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  • August 12, 2017
    And realize that the shrine was established, achievement in the Yonezawa clan Uesugi and there is very large at the place.
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  • August 6, 2017
    The shrine is surrounded by moats, nestled in. In the Museum next to the shrine itself is normal, Kenshin, scenic park, and continues I see Duke, yozan armor, etc, like history, good. Also, think dual if 為seba environment yozan's monument is good?
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